SEC Petition, Senate Bill Seek Rules on ESG Disclosures

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limate change activists are upping the pressure on public companies to disclose the risks they face due to a potential environmental catastrophe.

On Oct. 1, the Securities and Exchange Commission received a petition for a rulemaking that seeks a corporate mandate for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) disclosure.

The petition, which the Commission is under no legal obligation to act upon, is authored by Cynthia Williams, a business law professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, and Saul Fox, Professor of Business Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.


Article is written by Joe Mont and mentions professor Cynthia Williams.